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[texts]Cranford - Elizabeth Gaskell
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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[texts]Mary Barton a Tale of Manchester Life by Mrs. Gaskell - Elizabeth Gaskell

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[audio]Cranford (version 2) - Elizabeth Gaskell
LibriVox recording of Cranford (version 2) by Elizabeth Gaskell. Read by NoelBadrian Cranford is set in a small market town populated largely by a number of respectable ladies. It tells of their secrets and foibles, their gossip and their romances as they face the challenges of dealing with new inhabitants to their society and innovations to their settled existence. It was first published between 1851 and 1853 as episodes in Charles Dickens’ Journal Household Words...
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[audio]Wives and Daughters (solo version) - Elizabeth Gaskell
LibriVox recording of Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Elizabeth Gaskell's last novel was serialized in Cornhill Magazine from 1864 to 1866, and completed by her editor posthumously. It looks at English life in the 1830s through the experiences of Molly Gibson, the daughter of a widowed doctor growing up in the provincial town of Hollingford. When Mr. Gibson decides to marry again, Molly is forced to contend with a pretentious stepmother, but consoled by a close...
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[audio]Sylvia's Lovers - Elizabeth Gaskell
LibriVox recording of Sylvia's Lovers, by Elizabeth Gaskell. The novel begins in the 1790s in the coastal town of Monkshaven. Sylvia Robson lives with her parents on a farm, and is loved by her rather dull Quaker cousin Philip. She, however, meets and falls in love with Charlie Kinraid, a sailor on a whaling vessel, and they become engaged, although few people know of the engagement. But Charlie gets press-ganged and have to leave without a word.....
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[audio]Wives and Daughters - Elizabeth Gaskell
LibriVox recording of Wives and Daughters, by Elizabeth Gaskell. If you like Jane Austen, you will probably like this book! Mrs. Gaskell, as she was often referred to, is considered one of the greatest British novelists of the Victorian era. She was one of the earliest novelists ever to use dialect in her works, finding often that no word but the vernacular would suffice to convey the meaning she wanted to achieve...
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[audio]Round the Sofa - Elizabeth Gaskell
LibriVox recording of Round the Sofa by Elizabeth Gaskell. Read by Noel Badrian. Round the Sofa (1859), is a book of stories by the lady that Charles Dickens called his “dear Scheherazade” due to her skill as a story teller. That Lady was Mrs. Elizabeth Gaskell (North and South, Wives and Daughters, Cranford etc.). Mrs. Gaskell begins with Round the Sofa, a short story which she uses as a device to stitch together six previously published stories into a single work...
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[audio]Cranford - Elizabeth Gaskell
Cranford is the best-known novel of the 19th century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. It was first published in 1851 as a serial in the magazine Household Words, which was edited by Charles Dickens. The fictional town of Cranford is closely modelled on Knutsford in Cheshire, which Mrs Gaskell knew well. The book has little in the way of plot and is more a series of episodes in the lives of Mary Smith and her friends, Miss Matty and Miss Deborah, two spinster sisters...
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[audio]Cousin Phillis - Elizabeth Gaskell
LibriVox recording of Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Cousin Phillis (1864) is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell about Paul Manning, a youth of seventeen who moves to the country and befriends his mother's family and his second cousin Phillis Holman, who is confused by her own placement at the edge of adolescence. Most critics agree that Cousin Phillis is Gaskell's crowning achievement in the short novel...
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[audio]North and South - Elizabeth Gaskell
Librivox recording of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell. Set in Victorian England, North and South is the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman whose life is turned upside down when her family relocates to northern England. As an outsider from the agricultural south, Margaret is initially shocked by the aggressive northerners of the dirty, smoky industrial town of Milton. But as she adapts to her new home, she defies social conventions with her ready sympathy and defense of the working poor...
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[texts]Cousin Phillis: And Other Tales - Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Elizabeth Gaskell
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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[texts]Trois Histoires d'amour - Elizabeth Gaskell, Dinah Maria Mulock Craik, Pauline de Witt
Les 3 histoires : Lisette Leigh, Une mésalliance, Lord Erlingstoun Les auteurs : Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865), Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826-1887), traduit par Pauline de Witt (1831-1874) Édition Calmann Lévy (Paris) 1882
Keywords: Romance
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[audio]123 - Set in Victorian England, North and South is the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman whose life is turned upside down when her family relocates to northern England. As an outsider from the agricultural south, Margaret is initially shocked by the aggressive northerners of the dirty, smoky industrial town of Milton. But as she adapts to her new home, she defies social conventions with her ready sympathy and defense of the working poor. Her passionate advocacy leads her to repeatedly clash with charismatic mill owner John Thornton over his treatment of his workers. While Margaret denies her growing attraction to him, Thornton agonizes over his foolish passion for her, in spite of their heated disagreements. As tensions mount between them, a violent unionization strike explodes in Milton, leaving everyone to deal with the aftermath in the town and in their personal lives. Elizabeth Gaskell serialized North and South between September 1854 and January 1855 in Charles Dickens’s magazine Household Words. Upon its publication, Gaskell established herself as a novelist capable of serious discourse on social responsibility and advocacy for change in defiance of established authority. (Summary by Dani)
Set in Victorian England, North and South is the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman whose life is turned upside down when her family relocates to northern England. As an outsider from the agricultural south, Margaret is initially shocked by the aggressive northerners of the dirty, smoky industrial town of Milton. But as she adapts to her new home, she defies social conventions with her ready sympathy and defense of the working poor...
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Set in Victorian England, North and South is the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman whose life is turned upside down when her family relocates to northern England. As an outsider from the agricultural south, Margaret is initially shocked by the aggressive northerners of the dirty, smoky industrial town of Milton. But as she adapts to her new home, she defies social conventions with her ready sympathy and defense of the working poor. Her passionate advocacy leads her to repeatedly clash with charismatic mill owner John Thornton over his treatment of his workers. While Margaret denies her growing attraction to him, Thornton agonizes over his foolish passion for her, in spite of their heated disagreements. As tensions mount between them, a violent unionization strike explodes in Milton, leaving everyone to deal with the aftermath in the town and in their personal lives. Elizabeth Gaskell serialized North and South between September 1854 and January 1855 in Charles Dickens’s magazine Household Words. Upon its publication, Gaskell established herself as a novelist capable of serious discourse on social responsibility and advocacy for change in defiance of established authority. (Summary by Dani)

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